Nicky Mazur
Hands-on art director with strengths and passions that extend into illustration, motion design, and branding.

About

 
 

Currently working as an Art Director at Demo Duck, while occasionally taking on freelance projects. 

 
 
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What I'm up to now. 

Updated: March 18, 2018

 

 

Residing & frolicking in:

Chicago, IL

What I'm working on:

  • Elevating my illustration skills, focusing on Character Design in Q1 + Q2.
  • Mini content series with Adé Hogue around the throes of modern dating that we are calling 'Mixed Messages.'
  • Crafting, committing, and crushing month-based goals in 2018.

A few goals for 2018:

  • Complete full MoGraph Mentor course
  • Speak at a conference/organize a talk around the value and thrill of relentless curiosity
  • Illustrate a label for a beer, wine, or spirits line
  • Complete a full round of BBG
  • Plan a backpacking trip through Southeast Asia
  • January: Wake up by 4:30AM during the week to workout, read, or do something for myself before starting the day.
  • February: Dance at some point every day and log it in Streaks app.
  • March: Form daily habit of drawing before bed and log it in Streaks.

    Recent accolades:

  • Adobe Creative Jam – PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD & JUDGES CHOICE AWARD - 2nd Place, 2017
  • Typeforce 8 – Exhibition Artist, 2017
  • 48 Hour Film Fest – BEST FILM, 2nd Place, 2016
 

On my mind:

How can I add more value? What goal should I set for April? I still miss Vine.

What I'm reading:

  • 'Wind-up Bird Chronicle' Haruki Murakami
  • 'Work for Money, Design for Love' David Airey
  • Various articles saved in my Pocket.

    What I'm groovin' to:

inspiration for this page: Austin Saylor & now now now

 
 

 

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